Monday, March 30, 2015

President Christina Paxson breakfasts with local alumni in Newport

Local Brown alumni enjoyed breakfast with President Christina Paxson on Friday, March 27th  - hosted by local alumna, Andra Greene '78, at the offices of Irell & Manella in Newport Beach.

All enjoyed hearing President Paxson talk about changes at Brown and where the University is headed in terms of physical expansion, curricular innovation and its mission as a leader in 21st Century education.

Many thanks to President Paxson, Pat Watson, Meghan Frost and especially Andra Greene for hosting this wonderful event for Orange County alumni.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Brown Club OC Enjoys History Lecture with a Gourmet Twist!

Brown Club OC enjoyed a lecture at the Laguna Niguel Public Library Sunday, March 1st on 400 years of culinary history by world famous chef and author Anne Willan. Following the lecture, we were treated to a private wine, cheese and "seedy cake" reception at the beautiful home of club treasurer, Carl Schulkin and his wife, Bonnie.

Thanks to Anne Willan and her staff, to Roadrunner Ridge Winery in Fallbrook and Vin Goat Artisanal Cheeses in Corona Del Mar, and to the event hosts - Carl Schulkin '64 and wife Bonnie - for a delicious, entertaining and informative excursion into 4 centuries of culinary history!